Sidley Austin Joins the US High Speed Rail Association as a VIP Member

As momentum for national infrastructure projects builds in the United States, Sidley Austin joins with the US High Speed Rail Association to promote design and construction of new projects which will create jobs as well as efficient high-speed rail connecting all Americans
WASHINGTON & CHICAGO - March 11, 2021 - PRLog -- The US High Speed Rail Association is pleased to announce that Sidley Austin LLP, a leading advisor to projects that are shaping the future of high-speed passenger rail transportation in the United States, has joined the US High Speed Rail Association. Sidley has represented America's railroads for more than 150 years, and is the only US law firm ranked in Band 1 for Railroad Representation Nationwide by Chambers and Partners.

"We're proud to welcome Sidley to USHSR as a VIP Member," said President Andy Kunz. "Sidley is a leading national law firm in development, delivery, and operations of high-speed rail systems. We welcome their expertise as we build America's 21st century transportation."

Sidley has been at the forefront of the high-speed passenger rail movement, serving as counsel to privately developed high-speed rail projects throughout the United States. Sidley offers "one-stop-shop" service that combines the firm's expertise in rail transportation, corridor development, project finance, regulatory and environmental law. The firm leverages its extensive experience to assist high-speed rail clients in finding creative solutions to the unique issues faced by such projects.

Sidley's Terry Hynes has been an advocate for regulatory reforms to promote private investment in the high-speed rail sector. With more than 40 years of rail experience, Terry has advised Texas Central Partners, Brightline Florida, Brightline West (DesertXpress) and Baltimore-Washington Railroad Company in connection with their proposed high-speed passenger lines. Terry has been recognized by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers as a leading lawyer for Rail Transportation (Nationwide) in every year since 2008.

The mission of the US High Speed Rail Association is to build widespread public, business, and political support for a major investment in a national high-speed rail network.

Visit the US High Speed Rail Association for information.

Christine Robert

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